Position Information

Position Information Message
Chief Equity and Diversity Officer
Tompkins County offers a vibrant city center with an abundance of restaurants, theater, arts, shopping, cultural activities, and community festivals and events, as well as gorgeous countryside and everything in between.  If you are looking for a small city with a large city feel and a “small-town” atmosphere, this is it.  And we offer forests, state parks and farmland all rolled up in one beautiful area of New York State.
Reporting to the County Administrator this position is responsible for developing and implementation of Tompkins County’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. In collaboration with County leadership and community stakeholders, it will establish equity as a shared value across the organization and the community. The successful candidate will be an inspiring, naturally collaborative, courageous, innovative, and a visionary leader with outstanding people and management skills.
 
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
 
· Implements the County’s Diversity & Inclusion policy & goals;
· Participates in community, regional and statewide equity collaborations on behalf of the County;
  • Provides leadership, guidance, training, and support to internal and external partners
  • Provides expert technical guidance and leadership on equity and social justice issues affecting County programs and practices;
· Leads the County’s Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) work, working with other County equity leaders;
· Works with WDIC to routinely re-examine policies, legislation and the workplace climate survey;
  • Directs, evaluates and coordinates analyses and recommendations regarding race and equity policy issues and long-term
plans to address department needs and services and the needs of the community;
· Develops and implements budgets, cost containment procedures, and program improvement measures;
· Manage the preparation of grant applications to ensure adequacy and timeliness;
  • Conducts regular national best practices research and comparative analyses;
  • Develops and or carefully search out the best available training opportunities.
Position: Chief Equity and Diversity Officer
Organization: Tompkins County
Location: Ithaca,  NY 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 6/24/2020
Requirements QUALIFICATIONS
 
Master’s Degree in sociology, education, public administration, ethnic studies, communication or a closely related field AND three years of progressively responsible full-time paid (or the equivalent part time) administrative and management experience; OR
 
Bachelor’s degree in sociology, education, public administration, ethnic studies, communication or a closely related field AND five years of progressively responsible full-time paid (or the equivalent part time) administrative and management experience; OR
 
Any combination of training and experience equal to or greater than that described in (a), or (b) above.
 
Tompkins County offers an annual Salary of $77-88k, plus NYS retirement and excellent benefits.  Tompkins County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.   Please send your resume to pstockman@pinnaclehrllc.com today! Or apply online at https://www.tompkinscivilservice.org/civilservice/vacancies.  (Note: Resumes may be submitted in lieu of entering all work history data. Only information with an * is required to complete the application process.)
 
Tompkins County is Committed to Equity and Inclusion. We encourage those with similar values to apply. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
Status: This listing expires on: 7/24/2020
Apply Apply for this Position
Send to a Friend  Send to Friend
Return to Job Search  Return to Job Search
Post a Position  Post a Position
Organization Information
Name:
Tompkins County
Address:


Ithaca,  NY 14850
United States
Email:
pstockman@pinnaclehrllc.com
Phone:
Fax:
Contact:
Patricia Stockman, Sr. Human Resources Consultant, Pinnacle Human Resources, LLC